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  • Taller de la Rosa

    Taller de la Rosa

    Coming from a background in Plastic Arts, Jessica de la Rosa launched Taller de La Rosa in 2018, to create awareness about the clothing & objects we surround ourselves with. An ethically-conscious textile business, Taller De La Rosa is holistically-sustainable, considering design, production, and the community when creating garments and linens for the home.

    Based in Mexico City, the team works in collaboration with artisans in the Zapotec community to create beautiful pieces filled with energy and love for the Earth.
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  • Portia Mx

    Portia Mx

    Friends and former colleagues Ana Karen, Citlalli & Paulina decided to join their combined experiences as industrial, visual, and interior designers to launch their own brand Portia Mx seven years ago.

    Originating from Latin and meaning “proposition”, Portia Mx designs prints, frames, plant pots, and shelves inspired by the designers’ childhood memories, such as the planter that their grandma had on her patio or vintage artwork with flowers in the living room.
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  • Algo Studio

    Algo Studio

    After his studies in Furniture Design, in 2019 architect Diego Garza founded Algo Studio, a creative workshop where contemporary and useful furniture, lighting, and ceramic objects can come to life.

    According to Diego, the real beauty in objects is determined by their visual appearance but also by their ability to stimulate our visual and tactile attention. All pieces are imagined by him and created by the expert hands of Mexican craftsmen in the Morelos community.
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  • Glossar Studio

    Glossar Studio

    Sisters Leti and Ana Paola always felt passionate about Mexican heritage, culture, and traditions. Marrying Leti’s expertise in architecture and Ana Paola’s business background, they started their brand Glossar Studio to create home decor that would preserve ancestral techniques while incorporating contemporary design.

    In collaboration with dedicated artisans from around Mexico, they create pieces with the aim to revive and transmit the value of Mexican artisanal work, exalting its beauty, promoting local manufacturing, and encouraging fair trade.
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  • Chechen Wood Design

    Chechen Wood Design

    Coming from a long line of carpenters, siblings Maria and Santiago were looking for a way to use offcuts from a furniture workshop they were working with. Chechén Wood Design was born to give these wood offcuts a sustainable new life.

    Working with master carpenters from Guadalajara, Mexico, and using nine different kinds of wood, Chechén manufactures high-quality accessories that combine Mexican artisanal techniques and materials with modern design, creating beautiful kitchenware and décor to accompany the spaces we inhabit.
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  • Chin Chan Pu Ceramica

    Chin Chan Pu Ceramica

    Mexican sculptress Eva Trujillo approached ceramics as part of her training and soon realized she was more interested in pottery. Keen to be her own boss, she founded her brand Chin Chan Pu Ceramica, named after the Spanish version of “rock, paper, scissors”.

    Inspired by her surroundings and her love of nature, Eva makes kitchenware such as bowls, plates, and cups, in the shapes of vegetables and plants, to help you enjoy your meals in a joyful manner.
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  • Atico 35

    Atico 35

    Architects Fernanda, Maria Jose and Stephanie met at college and in 2017 they started their interior design brand, which over time evolved into Atico35, a multi-disciplinary firm designing bespoke objects of décor to nurture your home interiors as well as your soul.

    Atico35 takes its name from the attic, where memories are stored in long-forgotten objects. Similarly, Atico35’s creates décor and small furniture that tells a story, while seeking to influence positively the customer’s emotions and, ultimately, their quality of life.
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  • Tierra De Barro

    Tierra De Barro

    Where design overlaps with handmade’. This is the motto of Tierra de Barro, a business born in 2020 when Beto Ortega and his wife decided to channel their love of design and their flower arranging business in a different direction.

    Thus, Tierra de Barro was born to share with the world the couple’s love of plants and flowers and the calm and joy they bring but most importantly, to provide the right kind of vessels to house them.
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  • Contorno Diseño Solido

    Contorno Diseño Solido

    Brothers Carlos and Juan Pablo started their brand Contorno Diseño Solido with the aim of creating special objects of interior decoration and furniture, using natural materials such as volcanic stone, San Andrés stone, parota wood, and marble.

    In their high-end, functional but sleek, and elegant designs, they recognize that each grain, crack or texture of the material is a part of its history and growth, making each of their pieces absolutely unique.
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  • Piedra Fuego

    Piedra Fuego

    Mexican multidisciplinary artist Aldo Ávarez Tostado trained as an architect before expanding his practice to visual arts and object design. He founded his studio piedrafuego in 2013 to create interior decor items inspired by the territory and living traditions of Western Mexico.

    Aldo collaborates with master artisans in six different municipalities in the states of Jalisco and Nayarit, using techniques such as woodturning, ceramics, horsehair weaving, and basalt and Cantera stone carving.
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  • Textitlán

    Textitlán

    Inspired by her experience working with artisans in Chiapas during her degree, Daniela Corzo decided to build her own brand to celebrate the rich artisanal heritage of Mexico and support local communities of artisans by providing them with fair income and excellent working conditions.

    Daniela finds inspiration in the ingenuity and creativity demonstrated by her artisans. With them, she experiments with weaving techniques, materials, and product design - bringing the new and the old together. Today her brand, Textitlán, offers a range of beautiful and contemporary hand-woven items, such as hammocks with macramé details, swings, and towels.
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  • Don Beto

    Don Beto

    Don Beto is the Master Hatter from the Oaxaca region in Mexico. While most people in his small town are farmers, Don Beto’s family is a family of artisans, making beautiful hats to keep the local farmers covered from the blazing sun.

    Don Beto has been learning the craft of hat-making since he was 7 years old, channeling his creativity and innovative abilities into the family business. Today, Beto runs the business together with his wife Lilly, and provides a sustainable income to many in his community.
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  • Daach

    Daach

    Since childhood, Daniela Chiñas has always loved doing things with her hands. After a Bachelor’s in Textile Design, she mustered up the courage to turn her long-term passion for textile, weaving, and craftsmanship into something tangible, creating her brand Daach in Oaxaca.

    Daniela works closely with local Mexican artisans, employing various fabrics and textures which she turns into beautiful works of art, from sculptural installations to ornamental and utilitarian objects. A fan of slow design, Daniela and her artisans weave every single product entirely by hand, which makes all her pieces unique.
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  • Pato Negro

    Pato Negro

    Patricia Luévano is a product designer with a Master's in Innovation. Her research project at the Kyoto Institute of Technology sparked a deep love for ceramics, and once back home in Chihuahua, Mexico, she set up her studio Pato Negro.

    Each one of her pieces is entirely handmade and a unique and unrepeatable mix of Japanese functionality and Mexican aesthetics, using materials endemic to the country to promote the healthy development of fair trade and local economy.
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  • Samuel and Lucia

    Samuel and Lucia

    Samuel and Lucia are a young couple from Tenejapa, a small municipality located in the Chiapas mountains. Samuel, the eldest of 9 children, started working at a very young age together with his father, handcrafting bright and colorful pom poms- a traditional San Juan Chumlaan decoration.

    These special Pom Pom strings are beautifully made and are used both as a home decor element or as a fashion accessory that sparks joy.
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  • Natalia and Brian

    Natalia and Brian

    Natalia and Brian are a wonderful and charming young couple from San Andrés Huayapam in Oaxaca.

    The two studied at the Artisanal University of Oaxaca, and soon after graduating, opened together a ceramics studio where they continued to experiment with new materials, textures, and techniques, developing their own special style.
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  • Nelly Ortiz

    Nelly Ortiz

    Nelly Ortiz was born and raised in a small town just outside of the city of Oaxaca, known for its unique black pottery, also known as “Barro Negro”. Nelly’s entire family works in the family business run by her parents.

    While everyone has learned the intricacies of this craft, each family member masters a specific part of the creation process and has his or her own role. Today, Nelly has a young daughter named Milagrito, “Little Miracle”, who has just begun to learn the secrets of black pottery from her mother.
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  • Matope Ceramica

    Matope Ceramica

    Marina was working in business administration when she came across ceramics in her research for a creative outlet. In 2016, she made the brave choice of leaving her job to dedicate herself to making and teaching pottery full-time with her brand Matope Cerámica.

    Marina loves the infinite creative possibilities ceramics has to offer and is passionate about making objects which people will treasure in her Mexico City workshop, Punto Cuatro.
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  • Maestra Viviana

    Maestra Viviana

    Maestra Viviana, born and raised in Oaxaca, Mexico, has been learning the craft of candle-making since she was 7 years old. Raised by her grandmother, Viviana did not have the opportunity to go to school, but learned this special craft at home from her grandmother.

    Maestra Viviana has been known as the living legend of Oaxaca, featured in major books representing the master artisans of the region and exemplifying Zapotec culture. Her name has spread far and wide, taking Viviana across the globe to teach her craft to others.
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  • Ubuntu Market

    Ubuntu Market

    Ubuntu Market is a brand created by the wonderful, creative and vivacious duo Kytzia Bourlon and Yoyo Cortés. The brand is focused on creating access to master artisans in the rural areas of Mexico so that they can share their exquisite creations with the world.

    Their incredible energy and positivity reverberate through every piece, passionately crafted by their talented artisans. Ubuntu Market is perhaps most known for their lovely Pom Pom strings crafted by Samuel and Lucia Diaz and their masterfully crafted hats made by Don Beto Gomez.
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  • Nana Manos Artesanas

    Nana Manos Artesanas

    Born in Mexico City but with family roots in Oaxaca, Itzel Zúñiga worked with textiles in Mexico, Chile and Brazil, before creating Nana Manos Artesanas to work with Oaxacan communities for the preservation of ancestral crafts and cultural identities.

    Meaning “lullaby of artisans’ hands” in Spanish, Nana Manos Artesans is inspired by the sense of warmth and care of childhood when tender hands of our mothers and grandmothers take care of us and lull us to sleep with a song.
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  • Taller Maya

    Taller Maya

    Taller Maya is a Mexican non-profit brand, established in 2002, following an initiative led by the Haciendas del Mundo Maya Foundation to preserve ancient Mayan heritage and support local artisans by creating opportunities for social and economic development through self-management and community participation.

    Taller Maya offers beautiful, handmade decor items from hammocks traditionally woven with waist looms to culturally rich jewelry pieces, all masterfully crafted by the social artisanal association in the rural communities of the Yucatan Peninsula.
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  • Sophie Simone Designs

    Sophie Simone Designs

    Franco-Mexican designer Sophie Simone began making jewelry as a child, creating necklaces out of vintage brooches secretly given to her by her grandmother. She started her brand Sophie Simone Designs to reflect her love for Mexico and her passion for creating pieces that are timeless, feminine, and versatile.

    She gives life to her ideas by molding each design in wax, in collaborations with expert craftsmen who take care of different stages of the process, which is entirely handmade.
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  • Carol Schoch

    Carol Schoch

    Several years ago, Carol Schoch chose a new life for herself, transitioning from a career as an accomplished economist to a designer promoting local Mexican craftsmanship.

    She began her quest in finding her inner creative voice, studying textiles and ancestral techniques, traveling throughout Mexico and meeting artisans to learn about the intricacies of their craft. Today, she designs bright and beautiful textiles, blankets, throws and textured pillows.
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  • Marianne Romero

    Marianne Romero

    Marianne Romero is a multidisciplinary Mexican artisan, inspired by the indigenous peoples of Mexico, specifically Huichol art, and Bohemian culture.

    She works with threads and textiles to create magnificent yarn paintings, capturing the sensations of nature through the movement of the threads. Integrating her art into earthen material, Marianne also crafts beautiful and delicate ceramic objects and jewelry.
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  • Lucia Macarenä

    Lucia Macarenä

    After years of traveling the world as an industrial engineer in the oil and gas industry, Lucia took the plunge and decided to dedicate herself to sharing her love for Mexican crafts with the rest of the world.

    In 2016 she launched her own brand, Lucia Macarenä, which produces high-end fashion and accessories in partnership with the most experienced artisans in Oaxaca, using natural materials locally sourced and ancient production techniques dating back to the Mayans.
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  • rrres Studio

    rrres Studio

    Started by Javier Reyes, a Dominican graphic designer, rrres Studio is a design studio based in Oaxaca, working with local artisans who use traditional techniques, such as pedal loom weaving, to create collections of objects for contemporary spaces and interior design projects. ​ rrres doesn’t really mean anything, and as such it reflects the brand’s mission of skewing from professional roles, hierarchies, and business labels: the project is the result of an equal and collective effort between people, places, cultures, and heritage.
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  • Estudio Pomelo

    Estudio Pomelo

    Created by architect Agustín Elizalde Urzúa, Estudio Pomelo has organically developed through the years as a place to experiment with the production of functional, modern-day objects using a variety of ancestral crafts from around Mexico.

    At Estudio Pomelo designer and artisan work together to innovate traditional techniques and connect their origins to contemporary objects, thus keeping traditional techniques alive and fresh while preserving local identities.
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  • Metric

    Metric

    Peruvian born fashion designer Micaela Gálvez is the creative mind behind Metric Accessories, a Mexico-based jewelry line with an effortless, organic and architectonic approach, that uses everyday geometric shapes as its inspiration, creating jewelry with a characteristically clean yet imposing look.

    Working with bronze and sometimes wood, Micaela develops eye-catching, statement-making, and often rustic styles, that despite their simplicity never lose their sophistication.
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  • La Cosita Chula

    La Cosita Chula

    Originally started by Alfredo Fonseca as a family business, La Cosita Chula has expanded into working with over 100 artisans across the states of Michoacán, Chiapas, Puebla and Tlaxcala, to bring the very best of Mexican crafts to the world.

    Cleverly balancing tradition and innovation, La Cosita Chula creates products full of history and soul that make a tangible difference in their makers’ lives.
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  • Arudeko

    Arudeko

    Sisters Nailea and Denisse Arnaiz Torres have always shared a common passion for anything handmade, artisanal crafts and interior decoration, having being brought up in a family where architecture, design, and arts were the daily bread.

    In 2016, they turned this passion into a business and founded Arudeko, making textile products such as cushions and carpets to promote traditional techniques in collaboration with Mexican artisans. Arudeko is the meeting point between the artisans’ expert hands and contemporary interior design, elevating handmade crafts to the level of art and making sure artisans are properly recognised for their masterful creations.
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  • Zaavia

    Zaavia

    Paloma Romero founded Zaavia to promote sustainable fashion and raise awareness of the waste caused by the traditional textile industry, the second most polluting worldwide. She works with artisans from Guerrero in a fair-trade model, to preserve ancestral techniques while incorporating experimentation and contemporary design.

    The result is a collection of environmentally responsible bags and accessories made of palm leaves and vegan leather which transform natural materials into functionally designed pieces of organic art.
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  • Mx Atelier

    Mx Atelier

    When Paloma and Ricardo met at a fateful Valentine’s party in Cancún in 2017, it was love at first sight. Three years on, the two have built a home filled with love, Taco, their dog, and a huge amount of macramé creations!

    Born from Paloma’s innate desire to experiment and create, and sustained by Ricardo’s love of spreadsheets and organization, Mx Atelier has been creating 100% handmade macramé products since 2018, ranging from wall-hanging pieces to clothing, accessories, and home decor.
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  • Consciente

    Consciente

    Ana and Fernando met at University and soon found out they had a shared purpose in life: to achieve social change through design. They turned to their community in Guadalajara and soon were developing products with a collective of women artisans specialized in candlemaking in Tonalá.

    Mixing traditional artisanal techniques with a modern and slick approach to design, they founded their brand Consciente, making candles whose shapes, colors, and scents will take you on a whole new journey of discovery.
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  • Rafful Estudio

    Rafful Estudio

    Rafful Estudio is a Mexican brand founded by product and interior designer Sonia Rafful. After studying industrial design, Sonia discovered her love for textile and weaving and thought she would match that with her passion for handicrafts: Rafful Estudio was born.

    In her workshop in San Miguel Chapultepec, Mexico City, Sonia converts natural fibers exclusively hand-dyed with organic pigments into beautiful works of art, such as wall hangings and home decor items. Using a variety of weaving techniques, she shows the diversity of Mexican craftsmanship through different shapes, colors, and textures.
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  • Petate

    Petate

    Mariana Aguila Alonso founded Petate with a clear goal in mind: to revive the ancient craft of natural fiber weaving and incentivize local artisans to keep the tradition alive by helping them generate income and exposing them to wider markets.

    Petate comes from the Nahuatl word "petlatl", a rectangular mat of vegetable fibers, commonly made to sleep on. Petate reinterprets this tradition by blending contemporary design with ancestral techniques developing products for the home, like lampshades, baskets, and small furniture.
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  • Tramarte

    Tramarte

    Following her Textile Design degree, Ana Sánchez wanted to create a brand that would promote traditional weaving techniques like the pedal loom on the production of slick designs for modern homes.

    Today, she works with artisans in Teotitlán del Valle, Oaxaca, to bring you meaningful products that encourage conscious consumption, eschewing mass production and supporting local fair trade.
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  • Albana

    Albana

    Sisters Maria Andrea and Viviane set up Albana to promote the development of a social, environmental, and cultural consciousness in their native Mexico.

    Their shared love for interior design means they focus on home decor, developing a range of products such as lighting, carpets, ceramics, and accessories in collaboration with master artisans from the states of Jalisco, Michoacan, Estado de Mexico, and Querétaro.
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  • Anna Lebrija

    Anna Lebrija

    Ana and her mother began their artistic journey over a decade ago when they discovered their shared love for ceramics. They started Anna Lebrija to produce kitchenware collections using traditional craftsmanship as well as modern techniques, making each piece timelessly beautiful.

    Today, Ana and her mother keep creating in the hope that their pieces be used to take time to breathe and be present, enjoy a cup of coffee and forge meaningful connections with loved ones.
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  • Maca Textiles

    Maca Textiles

    30-year old interior designer Karla de la Cerda always had a passion for textile design, and a happy Christmas accident brought her to start her brand, Maca Textiles. She made the first blanket as a present for a friend, and was soon commissioned more.

    Started as a personal passion project, Maca Textiles has grown thanks to the masterful work of artisans based in Tlaxcala, and Karla’s passion for their creativity and her entrepreneurial spirit.
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  • Casilda Mut

    Casilda Mut

    Founded by Chiapan fashion designer Claire Coello in 2010, Casilda Mut is a Mexican fashion brand promoting the creative and social development of artisan women from the Highlands of Chiapas, through the production of original garments reinterpreting traditional Chiapan fashion.

    Today, Casilda Mut works with 70 women artisans from 7 different communities in Los Altos de Chiapas, supporting their professional and personal development, fostering respect and appreciation for traditional crafts, and constantly seeking new opportunities to improve their makers’ living conditions and income levels.
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  • Ohja

    Ohja

    When Livia Dubraska Portillo decided to start her eco-leather business Ohja in Guanajuato, the capital of leather and shoes in Mexico, no one thought it would last. Yet today Ohja works with artisans in the state of León developing slow-fashion bags made of Mexican vegan leather in a cruelty-free environment.

    Matching detail-oriented minimal design with a deep love for nature, Ohja is redefining traditional fashion in unique, timeless pieces that generate a positive impact on our planet.
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  • Maiamé

    Maiamé

    Interior designers Maria and Juan started Maiamé to help preserve Mexican artisanal crafts, breathing new life into remote communities that have been developing handicrafts for generations but have had little access to foreign markets.

    The couple works closely with the artisans to design, prototype, and produce modern pieces with character, featuring interesting textures and a level of detail that can only be achieved with painstakingly precise manual work.
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  • Cerámica San Germán

    Cerámica San Germán

    A family business with proud Jaliscan roots, Cerámica San Germán was founded in 1983 by Jaime and Julieta Bravo, who followed in the footsteps of generations of master potters who developed the characteristic Tonalá style of pottery, featuring blue and earthy tones and animal illustrations.

    Today, Julieta and Jaime are joined by their children and their spouses, who moved the workshop closer to Mexico City and incorporated elements of modern design, bringing the business firmly into the 21st century.
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  • Caunoh

    Caunoh

    Mexican designer Daniel Cauno had a clear mission when he founded his brand Caunoh: help people complement their natural beauty and allow them to shine everywhere everyday, with exquisitely designed pieces of ornamental jewelry.

    Using only the highest quality sterling silver, Daniel designs, prototypes and makes all his pieces by hand in his workshop in Veracruz, Mexico, occasionally helped by master artisans who specialize in silversmithing.
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  • Raiz

    Raiz

    Architects Thalía Velasco and Walther Santiago founded their design studio Raíz in Guadalajara, Mexico, with the aim to rescue the long-standing tradition of pottery, one of the most representative Mexican artisanal techniques.

    Their work blends traditional processes with contemporary design in pieces that highlight the authenticity of the clay and tangibly show human roots and their ability to stand the test of time. Their products are not just pieces of clay, they are characters who seek to tell new stories.
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  • Artesano Casa

    Artesano Casa

    Jimena and Lorena are bound by a long-term friendship based on their shared love for Mexican crafts, arts and culture, and the willingness to help master artisans preserve their traditions while making a dignified living.

    Their brand Artesano Casa was born of this innate passion, and today works closely with artisans creating copper, ceramics and textile products, in a continuous exchange of knowledge that promotes fair trade, building a space where passion and creativity can flourish and stay alive despite challenging conditions.
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  • Amate Ceramica

    Amate Ceramica

    Darío’s love for ceramics is as old as the techniques he uses to mold clay with his sculptor’s hands. During his training, Darío became passionate about the historical transcendence of clay and created Amate Ceramica to revive pre-Columbian art.

    Today, Darío works predominantly with regional clay and experiments with its different reactions to temperature and treatments, fusing two alien worlds - the prehispanic and the contemporary - to create beautiful vases and decorative pieces that transcend time becoming true works of art.
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  • Duplo Design

    Duplo Design

    Sisters Marcela & Tania Medina firmly believe that the fusion between artisan and designer is essential to preserve artisanal traditions while adapting them to today's world.

    They created their brand Duplo Design to develop homeware products that show appreciation and respect for various Mexican artisanal techniques. From volcanic stone to wood, from cotton to wool, the sisters work in collaboration with master artisans to bring you modern reinterpretations of timeless classics such as molcajetes and mezcaleros.
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  • Rosa Matte

    Rosa Matte

    An industrial designer by profession but jewelry designer at heart, Yucatán native María José Ordoñez started her first collection for Rosa Matte in 2017 with the aim of instilling her love of art, architecture, minimalism, and organic creation into her work.

    Committed to high-quality design, artisanal processes, and conscious consumerism, each piece aims to incorporate a femininity, delicacy, and strength that Ordoñez believes epitomizes the courage and power all Mexican women carry inside.
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  • Coba

    Coba

    Originally from Mexico, fashion designer Michelle Herrera had the chance to follow her heart and her partner to France, where she earned the nickname of “La Mexicaine”. Consumed by the longing for her roots, she spent an introspective time of self-discovery and creativity that led her to launch her brand Coba.

    Michelle’s work is about inspiring self-love and affection while sharing Mexico’s cultural heritage, through mindfully designed .925 silver jewelry with 24k gold plating, enriched by inspirational phrases engraved on every piece.
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  • Albaricoque

    Albaricoque

    The brainchild of architect and designer Karina Herrera, Albaricoque was born in Michoacán from a passion for innovative Mexican design and a will to offer a piece of hand-woven Mexico in your space.

    Products are handwoven with chuspata, a reed growing near Lake Pátzcuaro and harvested by the artisans of Ihuatzio. With a complex process of desiccation and rehydration, the artisans prepare the fibers to weave baskets, lamps, and furniture with their magical hands.
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  • Casa Bohe

    Casa Bohe

    Interior designer Maria Fernanda believes homes are an extension of our identity and personalities. A bohemian at heart, she created her brand and shop Casa Bohe to showcase a wealth of artisanal crafts from Mexico and beyond.

    She specializes in the creation of textiles, designed and produced with the help of makers communities in Oaxaca with 100% organic cotton strings which they hand dye with natural pigments and spin into skeins, before weaving them using the pedal loom technique.
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  • Watermelon

    Watermelon

    Sisters Judith and Fabiola Álvarez were raised in a crafty family, with their mother actively encouraging them to create things with their hands ever since childhood. Two decades later, this resulted in Watermelon, a brand of decorative handicraft products for children.

    Just like a watermelon, their products are colorful, sweet, and fresh, bringing playfulness to any child’s (or adult’s!) room. Each of their creations is painstakingly hand-stitched and absolutely unique and is sure to steal hearts and evoke happy childhood memories.
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  • By Hand Mexico

    By Hand Mexico

    A lover of all things Mexican and passionate about helping artisan communities, Alexa Topete used her experience in PR and Communications to launch her brand By Hand Mexico, creating beautiful textile products such as bags, tableware and cushions, handwoven and embroidered by Mexican master artisans.

    By Hand Mexico works to establish close relationships between designers, makers and consumers, to generate value for all, improve the work and living conditions of the artisans, and ultimately build a better world.
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  • Luis Zarat

    Luis Zarat

    During his studies Industrial Designer Luis Zárate worked with various materials, but it was clay that allowed him to express his ideas with total freedom and sparked his passion for the extraordinary world of ceramics.

    Zarat’s great love for his native Mexico and the wonderful natural and cultural diversity of the country were paramount to the creation of his brand Luis Zarat, which creates stunning unique pieces, ranging from plant pots to candle holders in surprising shapes and colors.
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  • Pepa Knots

    Pepa Knots

    Interior designer Xóchitl started her brand Pepa Knot to give voice to her love for all things creative and design, crafting unique pieces of wall decoration mixing materials like fibers, ceramics, wood, and metals.

    Strongly influenced by boho decor and aiming to communicate a sense of coziness and comfort, her pieces integrate macramé knotting techniques with various materials and are all a direct representation of Xóchitl´s mind, soul, and whole identity.
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  • Hacer Común

    Hacer Común

    Eduardo Barrita founded Hacer Común as an inclusive design center and social impact project that links talented craftsmen with conscious customers, by creating objects of daily use that revive Mexico’s indigenous crafts using a range of materials such as wood, palm fibers, and copper.

    Eduardo believes in the power of design as a tool for social transformation and works collaboratively with his community to use their ancestral artisanal knowledge as a means to improve their lives and build a sustainable future.
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  • Quinta Quema

    Quinta Quema

    Quinta Quema is made up of five passionate Mexican designers from Mexico City, who through their love of ceramics and wood decided to create a brand that makes fun, fresh, and utilitarian objects.

    Everything they design is inspired by elements of Mexican culture and nature, such as the vast variety of flora and fauna boasted by Mexico’s dry, rocky landscapes. Each of their beautiful plant pots and ceramic boxes will bring you closer to the heart of their beloved Mexico.
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  • Cefeida

    Cefeida

    In the words of Fernanda Millán, the creator of Mexican jewelry brand Cefeida, “true luxury is handmade”. Cefeida’s philosophy hails from the Cepheid variable, a star that pulses rapidly through the galaxy. This concept of light, energy and speed is one that Fernanda wants her wearer to feel when dressed in one of her pieces.

    Each item is lovingly created in collaboration with master artisans using high quality materials, such as silver, gold plating and inlays of precious stones.
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  • Pop Dots

    Pop Dots

    Pop Dots is a Guadalajara ceramic studio founded in 2015 by Melisa Aldrete & Luis Cárdenas, in an attempt to fuse concept and process, resulting in conceptual but utilitarian pieces of ceramics ranging from vases to pots to candleholders.

    Melisa & Luis help their artisans to increase their mastery and understanding of their own craft and material, thanks to their collections as well as experimental installations that continue the dialogue between the creator, material, the process and the environment where the product lives.
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  • Ram Ram

    Ram Ram

    Ever since childhood, Paulina Garza was fascinated by nature. As an adult, she married that with a growing passion for skincare and a will to make the small everyday moments of life a bit special.

    After making organic skincare products for her personal use, she took the plunge and quit her job in marketing to focus solely on her brand Ram Ram, which today makes organic aromatherapy skincare products, handmade with love in Mexico City.
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  • Makamah

    Makamah

    Husband and wife Daniel & Deify created Makamah in 2011 out of a desire to bring more relaxation into the world. The project began with a focus on hammocks given their unique and simple pleasure, then branched out into sourcing the right makers of the product.

    Daniel and Deify found their people among Mexican artisan communities, where wonders are created out of simplicity. Ten years on, Makamah is a true celebration of the raw pleasure of handmade crafts and of Mexican heritage.
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  • Chuytikab

    Chuytikab

    Chuytikab, meaning ‘hand embroidery’ in Mayan, is a Mexican collective of women artisans from Yucatán founded in 2010 with the help of the Legorreta Hernández Foundation.

    Each piece is 100% handmade with a mindful process that goes from the selection of materials to meticulous design and embroidery. Be it a tablecloth, a cushion or a bag, every one of Chuytikab’s products has a piece of its creator’s soul in it, and will directly impact its maker’s life.
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  • Palmier

    Palmier

    Fashion designer Stephania Sanchez founded Palmier in 2019 out of a passion for designing bags. Working with a team of dedicated artisans from the communities of Guerrero and Oaxaca, Palmier develops bags and accessories made of woven palm with unique designs.

    Most of the materials are 100% natural and woven by master artisans who have been developing these techniques for decades, while each product is inspired by or named after the beaches and cities of Stephania’s native Baja California Sur.
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  • Colorindio

    Colorindio

    In 2009 Pola and Libia set out on a mission to discover and revive the textile traditions of Chiapas, Mexico, a land of endless cultural richness perpetuated through the centuries by generations of master artisans perfecting their weaving techniques.

    Today, their brand Colorindio works with over 250 craftsmen and women, who skillfully weave their traditions, stories, symbology, and identity into each piece, which is designed by them with Pola’s help and supervision.
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  • Sofia Herrera

    Sofia Herrera

    After working with a jeweler in Brooklyn and following a chance encounter with the wax casting technique in Mexico City, Sofia discovered a hidden passion for jewelry making.

    Her brand Sofia Herrera was born out of her passion for artisanal work and the pleasure of crafting new shapes and products with every piece of wax molded by her expert hands, and then melted and shaped into beautiful silver and gold-plated jewels by the masterful hands of her silversmith Javier.
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  • Cushy

    Cushy

    Left with a stock of silk from her multi-generational family textile business, it was only natural for Maria Villalpando to create something of her own. Born as a spinoff of the business, her brand Cushy creates elegant, minimalist, modular cushions made out of natural fibers such as handwoven silk.

    Today, Maria collaborates with artisans, brands, and artists to produce unique pieces that shine for their quality and versatility, incorporating contemporary aesthetic and classical tradition.
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  • Catzin

    Catzin

    After working in Guanajuato in magazines and editorials, Graciela Padilla decided to put her marketing and design skills towards the creation of her own project, launching Catzín in 2018.

    Named after the Mayan word for the acacia gaumeri, a tree endemic to the Yucatan peninsula, Catzín is dedicated to the artisanal elaboration of macramé products, from tableware to cushions to bags, using exclusively organic or recycled cotton thread sourced locally in Jalisco, Mexico.
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  • Axoque Studio

    Axoque Studio

    Established in Morelia, Michoacán, by Bernardo Martinez and two friends, Axoque is a Mexican design studio, focused on creating contemporary design objects and furniture in close collaboration with artisan families.

    Axoque is named after a Lake Pátzcuaro salamander, locally known as achoque or the Pátzcuaro axolotl. Like the salamander adapts and regenerates to fit its climate, Axoque seeks to renew itself with each piece they create, fusing modern design with ancestral traditions and processes.
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  • Duna

    Duna

    The story of Duna is the story of a chance encounter between industrial designer Mariana García & fashion designer Micaela Galvez, which developed into a beautiful friendship first, and a creative partnership later.

    Named after the sensuous and ever-evolving sand dunes of the desert, their brand Duna produces high-quality, comfortable, and versatile robes made of organic fabric hand-dyed using exclusively natural pigments, which are ideally worn on the beach, in the bathroom, or on the sofa alike.
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  • Cuicari

    Cuicari

    Fernanda and her husband became interested in mandalas when Fernanda studied with a mandala master in North Carolina. After an exhibition in Spain, they became successful enough in Mexico to quit their day jobs and dedicate themselves to their brand Cuicari.

    Cuicari means "sing to heal" in Huichol and each piece is mindfully handcrafted with Wixárika and Tibetan yarn by artisans to inspire positive awareness in the viewer and bring us closer to a more inquisitive and connected version of ourselves.
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  • Thymesia

    Thymesia

    Lovers of Mayan culture and dreamers at heart, designers Alejandra Camargo & Alex Cazola started their brand Thymesia (from hyperthymesia, a condition that leads people to remember things in great detail) to celebrate the Yucatecan tradition of hammock weaving.

    Crafted with love by master artisans with over 40 years of experience, Thymesia’s hammocks will brighten up your space while gifting you with moments of pure bliss that you will treasure and remember.
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  • Le Voyage MX

    Le Voyage MX

    With Le Voyage, all-around creative Fernanda Millán continues the journey in luxurious fashion started with her jewelry brand Cefeida. This time, Fernanda is inspired by the glamor of old Hollywood and the refinement of the French riviera.

    Matching the 50s effortless elegance and clean designs with the best Mexican artisanal know-how, Fernanda has created a brand that exudes sophistication and elegance, reinterpreting classics such as the Hat Box to create elegant and practical bags that adapt to the way you travel.
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  • Eslyvera Studio

    Eslyvera Studio

    After her Furniture and Product design degree, Eslyvera traveled through Mexico studying different artisanal processes before working as aTextile Coordinator for an NGO in San Cristóbal de Las Casas.

    Her brand Esly Vera Studio was born as aresult of these experiences. Be it pedal- and waist-loom-woven textiles and high-temperature ceramics from Chiapas or white clay from Amatenango del Valle, all of Eslyvera’s products fuse ancestral know-how with a slick, contemporary approach to design.
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  • Alicia D'Core

    Alicia D'Core

    After her MBA Alicia Rosas set out on the quest of generating social impact through artisanal crafts. She traveled extensively around Mexico before finding two families in Olinalá, Guerrero, that she started working with. Today she employs 45 families.

    Whether it be an ornate hand-painted tray, plate, box, or another kitchen accessory, Alicia D’Core’s products are made lovingly by hand through a meticulous process. Ancestral techniques and materials are preserved, whilst Alicia’s modern designs give the pieces a unique contemporary touch.
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  • Piu Piu Home

    Piu Piu Home

    PiuPiu is a Mexican textile design brand whose main purpose is to create beautiful handmade products using organic materials and traditional techniques. Born out of a desire to seek a slower pace of life and embrace beachy designs and interiors in the everyday, PiuPiu takes inspiration from the brilliant color pallets found on Mexico’s tropical beaches.

    Lovers of travel, fun and relaxing in the sun, PiuPiu artisan made designs make the buyer feel that they are on one of Mexico’s beautiful beaches from the comfort of their home.
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  • Holba

    Holba

    The brainchild of Paulina Rodriguez, HOLBA came into being in Guadalajara by passionate designers who wanted to piece together their love of design, natural materials and Mexican heritage.

    HOLBA believes that Mother Earth has already designed the right materials to give us everything we need for useful and beautiful household creations. All raw materials are 100% Mexican and 100% made from Parota wood and its products use indigenous Mexican names for all of its products derived from Náhuatl and Mayan languages.
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  • Tuio

    Tuio

    The industrial designer duo Ingrid Durán and Manuel Lazareno turned their dreams into reality when creating TUIO in 2014. A play on words, TUIO is the expression of a couple’s dance: YOU + ME.

    Each unique decorative piece is the fruit of a creative conceptual development and design of the product, modeled by the hands of expert Mexican artisans. TUIO’s aim is to create surprising objects that add a happy feeling to every space they are placed in.
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